Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez 112, Becomes the World’s Oldest Man

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Jul 302013
 

A 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York is the world’s oldest man, according to Guinness World Records Ltd. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s oldest man when Jiroemon Kimura died June 12 at age 116. The world’s oldest person is a woman, 115-year-old Misao Okawa of Japan. Besides his daughter, he has a 76-year-old son, John, seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.     Contributed By Sonia Narula